Elissa Marele joins StageAgent as a Content Creator with 20 years experience as a Theatre Educator & Theatre Director. She holds a BA in Theatre Education from The University of South Florida & a MEd in Interdisciplinary Arts from Nova Southeastern University. She has developed, grown & run middle & high school theatre programs & artistically directed productions in private & public schools in GA and FL. Elissa was awarded the Teacher's Creative Innovation Award in 2018 & her productions have been recognized with Shuler Hensley nominations, S.Florida Cappies nominations & awards, as well as FL & GA StateThespian honors. Elissa is thrilled to be continuing her work in Arts Education & have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of students & teachers outside the classroom.